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Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
39 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Thornton is Excellent. Dr. Thornton has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Thornton, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Surgery Abdominal

Education & Awards

Dr. Thornton graduated from Meharry Medical College, Nashville. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)


Dr. Thornton has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital Medical Center 
  • Saint Rose Siena Hospital 


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  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Peter Thornton MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph P. Thornton practice?
Dr. Joseph Thornton has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Thornton practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near Las Vegas, NV.
Additional practice locations include: Henderson, NV.
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